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Waterwise Gardening


Waterwise Plants

Starting Out with Herbs

by Margaret Joan Roberts

Page Extent:176 pages
Book Size:231 x 153 x 12 mm (Height x Width x Depth)

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This full colour compendium is the ultimate guide on what herbs to grow, where to grow them and how to make use of them.

A systematic introduction to the world of herbs, Starting out with Herbs contains over 60 variations of herbs that you will find in your garden, including basil, bay, fennel, mint, rosemary and thyme. The book also outlines cultivation, history of the herb, domestic, cosmetic, medicinal and culinary uses. Recipes include lavender tea, garlic butter, parsley eggs and rose-scented geranium scones.

From kidney stones to weight loss, arthritis to fertility, Starting Out With Herbs details commonly experienced ailments, and the herbs that can aid them.

About the Author

David L Jones

David L. Jones has had an interest in flora, and particularly orchids, for more than half a century.In 2001 he was presented with the Australian Orchid Foundation’s prestigious ‘Award of Honour’ in recognition of his enormous contribution to the study of orchids in Australia and internationally.

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